All members of the Immigration team have extensive experience in the area of immigration, asylum and humanitarian protection; from making initial applications to appealing Home Office decisions at the Court of Appeal. Once all domestic remedies have been exhausted, we have provided assistance with appealing decisions to the European Court of Human Rights.

David Benson Solicitors immigration team specialises in dealing with asylum application for many countries but unrestricted to; Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Syria Jamaica, Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone and Uganda.

Our experts in the Immigration Department provide the following services;

  • Asylum and Refugee Law
  • EU Settlement Scheme
  • Indefinite Leave to remain
  • Family and dependent related visa applications
  • British Citizenship
  • EU and EEA Matters
  • Entry Clearance Applications for spouses
  • Family Reunion Applications
  • Entry Clearance as a Spouse
  • Deportation and removal injuctions
  • Immigration Bail application
  • Temorary admission

Talent and Expertise

Apart from our private immigration matters, we also provide advice on your business whether you are a small – medium enterprise or a multi-national company. Our commercial immigration advice includes;

  • Investors Visas
  • Entrepreneur Visas
  • Sponsorship Licenses
  • Sponsor Skilled Workers
  • illegal working compliance
  • Points Based System
  • Temporary Workers
  • Transfer Within the European Union

Fee arrangements

Our Immigration services are provided on a Fixed Fee basis which will be discussed at your free consultation whereby we will review the nature, complexities and urgencies of your case.
*Disbursements excluded

  • Home Office fees for making the application
  • Any other disbursements related to your matter
  • Where the Home Office refuse your application, advice and assistance in relation to any appeal including counsel fees

We are now pleased to announce that at David Benson Solicitors our Law Society Accredited Caseworkers provide legal advice assistance through legal aid funding, provided you meet the financial eligibility and personal circumstances criteria (Merit). Our legal aid services consist of in scope and out of scope matters.

Our in- scope matters include: –

  • Judicial review
  • Detention
  • Domestic violence
  • Asylum claims
  • Asylum support
  • Human trafficking Case

Our out of scope matters include: –

  • EEA and EU cases
  • Article 8 cases including deportation and mental health/ medical cases
  • Entry clearance including refuge family reunion, immigration rules
  • PBS application for students, worker and family member, nationality, and statelessness
  • All appeals in out of scope areas

Our immigration team speak fluent Tamil, Sinhala, French, Hindi and Creole languages.

Team involved

David

David Thayaparan Mariampillai

Director and Solicitor

Irina_Ramnundun

Irina Ramnundun

Director and Solicitor

Shankhanie

Shankhanie Samarakoon

Trainee Solicitor

Bolu

Bolu Joseph Ikumawoyi

Trainee Solicitor

Yogarajah

Yogarajah Jayakanth

Immigration Case Worker/Office Manager

Premalatha

Premalatha Senthan

Legal Consultant